|From Oct. 27- Nov. 1, 2019, 20 volunteers of Samsung C&T employees in Korea participated in the housing construction of Habitat for Humanity Vietnam in Phu Cuong commune, Dai Tu district, Thai Nguyen province.|
Samsung Village No. 7 was funded by Samsung C&T Corporation (Samsung C&T) and organized by Habitat for Humanity Vietnam (Habitat Vietnam), with the mission to improve the quality of life through housing, water and sanitation facilities provision and disaster resilience for people in Phu Cuong commune and Na Mao commune, Dai Tu district, Thai Nguyen province.
The project, with total investment cost is nearly VND 3 billion, aims to improve the quality of life through housing, water and sanitation facilities provision and disaster resilience for people in Phu Cuong and Na Mao communes.
As of today, nearly 3,000 people living in Samsung Village No. 7 has been benefited from the project with improved housing conditions and WASH facilities, building community capacity and sensibility on domestic waste management, water and sanitation, and construction safety and techniques.
|The representative of the Samsung C&T Volunteer Team presented gifts to Nguyen Van Hoc, Na Man hamlet, Phu Cuong commune, one of 18 households supported to build new houses under the Project, Nov 1, 2019. Source: baothainguyen.vn|
Samsung Village No. 7 has vigorously adopted the Water-Sanitation-Hygiene (WASH) initiative, which is to raise awareness about water sanitation and hygiene; provide easy access to clean water; build latrines and other water facilities; as well as classify, collect and treat domestic waste in order to build resilience against natural disasters.
Samsung C&T first established its partnership with Habitat for Humanity Vietnam in 2016 through Habitat for Humanity Korea’s liaison. After successfully helping the people of Thai Nguyen province at Samsung Village No. 3 and Ha Tinh province at Samsung Village No. 4, they continued to support Vietnamese community with the Samsung Village No. 7 commenced from May 2019. Throughout three projects, there were 345 households in total have been supported through housing and sanitation improvement program./.
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